The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) is an international forum of 29 countries and the European Union with an overarching mission of reducing the vulnerability of people worldwide to terrorism by preventing, combating, and prosecuting terrorist acts and countering incitement and recruitment to terrorism.

Our forum brings together experts and practitioners from countries and regions around the world to share experiences and expertise, and develop tools and strategies on how to counter the evolving terrorist threat. The GCTF is Co-Chaired by Canada and Morocco.

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Interactive content on the GCTF website

We have been busy working on turning GCTF Framework Documents into interactive content! These videos, podcasts and infographics are aimed at practitioners in the field, whose work can benefit from the GCTF good practice documents, training materials and other tools, as well as anyone interested in the work of the GCTF.

Videos

You can check out all GCTF videos here!

Podcasts

Infographics

You can find all the above listed infographics based on the documents of the GCTF Lifecycle Toolkit here. Select a link and navigate through the different elements of our good practice documents; by clicking on more information, you can also read the corresponding document itself.

Assistance to Victims of Terrorism Immediately after the Attack and in Criminal Proceedings

Seventeenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

Seventeenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting

29 September 2020

The GCTF Co-Chairs, Canada and Morocco, hosted the Seventeenth GCTF Coordinating Committee Meeting in a virtual format on 29 September 2020. The Coordinating Committee took stock of the Forum’s progress since they last met in September 2019. Key decision points included the adoption of two GCTF Framework Documents, Memorandum on Good Practices on Strengthening National-Local Cooperation in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism (Arabic, French) and the Addendum to The Hague Good Practices on the Nexus between Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: Focus on Criminal Justice (Arabic, French). Due to the ongoing global health crisis, the GCTF Ministerial Plenary Meeting was postponed and support for the work of the Forum was underlined in a Ministerial Declaration (Arabic, French).

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Virtual Global Workshops on the Global Implications of Terrorist Travel in the Maritime Domain

Virtual Global Workshops on the Global Implications of Terrorist Travel in the Maritime Domain

21 and 28 July 2020

The United States, lead of the Maritime Security and Terrorist Travel Initiative organized a series of Virtual Global Workshops on the Global Implications of Terrorist Travel in the Maritime Domain. The Virtual Global Workshops consisted of two webinars, covering the topics of the: 

  • Role of International Law, and National Law and Policies, in Preventing, Countering, and Responding to Maritime Terrorist Travel
  • Tools and Responses for Countering Maritime Terrorist Travel & Relevant Public and Private Bodies 
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Virtual Consultations on the Legal, Policy, and Operational Implications of Watchlists

Virtual Consultations on the Legal, Policy, and Operational Implications of Watchlists

June-July 2020

Co-Leads of the Watchlisting Initiative, the United Nations and the United States of America, organized a series of Virtual Consultations on the Legal, Policy, and Operational Implications of Watchlists. The webinars, held through the course of June and July, covered the following topics: 

  • Definitions, Scopes, and Objectives of Terrorist Watchlists & Information Gathering;
  • Legal Frameworks Regarding Terrorist Watchlists & Thresholds for Listings;
  • Implementation of Watchlists and Independent Oversight & Information Management and Access.
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Review Meeting of the Initiative on Criminal Justice Responses to the Linkages between Terrorism, Transnational Organized Crimes and International Crimes

Review Meeting of the Initiative on Criminal Justice Responses to the Linkages between Terrorism, Transnational Organized Crimes and International Crimes

9-10 June 2020

GCTF Criminal Justice and Rule of Law (CJ-ROL) Working Group Co-Chairs, Nigeria and Switzerland, hosted two Review Meetings of the Initiative on Criminal Justice Responses to the Linkages between Terrorism, Transnational Organized Crimes and International Crimes, organized in the form of two webinars. The Review Meetings provided an opportunity to add input to the draft Addendum to The Hague Good Practices on the Nexus between Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: Focus on Criminal Justice

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Virtual Consultation on the Initiative on National-Local Cooperation in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE)

Virtual Consultation on the Initiative on National-Local Cooperation in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE)

20-23 April 2020

The GCTF Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Working Group organised a virtual consultation through an online survey and a series of webinars under its Initiative on National-Local Cooperation in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism. The objective of this Initiative is to develop a Good Practices document to assist countries in enhancing national-local cooperation (NLC) across preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) issues. When finalized, these Good Practices can be used to contribute to the development and implementation of national action plans, sub-national action plans, and capacity-building programs at the national and/or sub-national levels.

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